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  1. ssh

    Allow the ability to add other types of connections such as VNC, SSH, Telnet. Even possibly webpages for web configured devices. It would be really handy to have a list of my ssh connections for switches, routers even Powershell.

    21 votes
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      3 comments  ·  Beta App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Be able to rename the default group

      Saved desktops isn´t what I want the default group to be named

      21 votes
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      • Horizontal Scrolling

        Add mouse horizontal scrolling

        21 votes
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        • 20 votes
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          • Add selection of the Colors (display quality) to enable slow speed networks

            Allow the display quality to be lowered (the in-store app goes down from 32 bit to 8 bit) to speed up on slow connections.

            19 votes
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            • Multiple Monitors from host mapped to virtual desktops (spaces)

              When a host system is running multiple monitors it would be nice to have the option to map multiple monitors to virtual desktops (spaces) on the connecting system.

              19 votes
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                Map CMD+Q & CMD+W in OSX to Quit windows app and close window inside remote session instead of quitting / closing RDP window. Maybe an option.

                18 votes
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                • Create a shortcut for the insert key function in mac

                  There is no way to access the insert key function in mac, you should create a shortcut

                  17 votes
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                  • Quick connect on main screen and Cmd+A translation

                    The quick connect is a great addition to the beta app, however once you get past that initial screen there doesn't really seem to be a way back to it. Quick connect should be part of the main window (button at the top & keyboard shortcut).

                    Also, LOVE the cmd+c/v/x translation, the addition of cmd+a translating to ctrl+a would be great. I often find myself selecting all text in a window, copying it, and then pasting that in another app.

                    17 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Beta App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Touch Bar And Touch ID

                      Log into Remote Desktop with Touch ID (developers have access) and display function keys on Touch Bar.

                      15 votes
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                      • Touchbar support for new MBP!

                        Some ideas for TouchBar in the new MBP:
                        * middle area should have previews of all open desktops, with ability to swipe through each open desktop
                        * buttons to toggle full screen, to open a new session (tabbed)
                        * button to expand all open sessions to individual mission control spaces, and then to toggle collapse back to a single space with tabs

                        15 votes
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                        • [Beta app] Undo Support

                          In the beta, provide support for cmd+z to function as undo as well as ctrl+z.

                          15 votes
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                          • Set default connection

                            I'd like to be able to set one of the remote connections as default.
                            Then after launching the RDP client I'd like to chose only "Start" to initiate that default connection - e.g. not having to select it first.
                            Also pressing Enter just after launching the RDP client could to the same.

                            15 votes
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                            • Enable Remote App support

                              Enable "Remote App" support again.
                              The current Remote Desktop supports the execution of Remote Apps. In the Beta version, a full desktop is opened, when executing a Remote-App RDP file.
                              Please fix this

                              14 votes
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                              • Allow right-click to be sent via control-shift-click

                                Please allow right-clicks to be sent to the remote Windows session by pressing control and shift whilst (single) clicking. CoRD allows for this and it is very useful.

                                14 votes
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                                • Right click dock icon to connect to favourites without invoking Connection Centre

                                  Allow marking certain connections as Favourites, and then list them when Right Clicking on the dock icon (preferably in the same group as View Connection Centre) so we can get to the RDP session in 2 clicks regardless of what the current foreground app is.

                                  14 votes
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                                  • [Beta App] Allow Mac to sleep

                                    Remote Desktop for Mac is the only app I have that is listed as 'Preventing Sleep = Yes' in Activity Monitor. This is a real pain as it permanently prevents the Mac from sleeping which is a fantastically wasteful energy drain. Please can you at least introduce an option to automatically stop Remote Desktop from preventing sleep without having to manually quit the application. This would be very much appreciated and probably save $$$ in electricity bills globally.

                                    (Understand that some users might want to check an option to prevent sleep to prevent sessions being disconnected...)

                                    13 votes
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                                    • Export or sync your list with another computer

                                      Ability to sync the list of remote connections to another computer, via sync (dropbox style) or via export. With export you would export the list or some portion of the list, be asked for a password (to protect the export file), Then, using the password, import the list into another copy of Remote DeskTop.

                                      13 votes
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                                      • Make desktop shortcuts for connections

                                        Make possible to have shortcuts for connections. They shouldn't be like .rdp files as they don't store authentication information or other settings.

                                        13 votes
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                                        • Allow preferred/desired keyboard layout/language to be specified with each saved user account

                                          As an international keyboard user, I get defaulted to english layout when I connect to our servers. While this might be related to my nonstandard keyboard layout created in ukelele to support my standard pc logitech keyboard (make special characters appear where expected), I believe a very useful feature would be to allow users to save their desired/preferred keyboard layout for each user account defined in the app.

                                          This would let my "support country x users" account have a layout that makes sense on those machines, while it lets me make sure other machines use the layout I actually want,…

                                          12 votes
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